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Family-A-Fair holds first event for community by: Ariana Arzani

April 26, 2016 by Elsi Coba | Posted In: Articles
Family-A-Fair holds first event for community by: Ariana Arzani

Family A-Fair, a USC student-run organization, hosted its first Community Health Fair on Sunday at the St. Raphael School, four miles south of USC’s University Park campus. The fair provided comprehensive health services and educational resources to the underserved population living in the local area. President and co-founder Ellie Volpicelli helped organize the event. Volpicelli… read more »

LMU Study: Inner-city students do better at Catholic Schools

March 8, 2016 by DMD | Posted In: Articles
LMU Study: Inner-city students do better at Catholic Schools

  …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. New research from the Loyola Marymount University School of Education (SOE) shows that inner-city Los Angeles students attending Catholic schools graduate high school at a much higher rate than their peers in comparable public and charter schools. And 96 percent were accepted into either two- or four-year colleges according to the study, conducted by SOE’s Center for… read more »

The Benefits of Catholic Education
By Julie Schnieders
[Read about it here!]

January 4, 2016 by DMD | Posted In: Articles
The Benefits of Catholic Education</br>By Julie Schnieders </br>[Read about it here!]

Second graders at St. Paul School in Los Angeles. (photo: Victor Alemán) Catholic schools across the United States stand as beacons of hope, enriching the lives of multitudes of children and young adults from kindergarten to the collegiate level each year. Some may ask, why Catholic school, especially when public education is free. But, for… read more »

The Catholic School Revival — Take a look!

December 1, 2015 by DMD | Posted In: Articles
The Catholic School Revival — Take a look!

By: KARL ZINSMEISTERNov. 26, 2015 4:37 p.m. ET ——————————————— At first the rise of charter schools—to 7,000 today from 1,900 in 2000—was thought to be the nail in the coffin for Catholic education, which had been in decline for decades. Charters offer many of the same strengths as Catholic schools: order, kindness, discipline, high expectations (ideas… read more »

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